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This is a survey course on the principles of Clinical Toxicology. The emphasis will be pre-hospital and emergency hospital management of poisonings with a case-oriented lecture format. The topics are prioritized by prevalence of human poisoning, natural and synthetic toxins, and target organ effects.
Lectures will be provided by the following speakers as follows:
Week 1: General Principles & Household Hazards — Tom Kearney
Week 2: Plants & Mushrooms — Ilene Anderson
Week 3: Venoms — Lee Cantrell
Week 4: Stimulants — Patil Armenian
Week 5: Depressants — Kent Olson
Week 6: ED Management & Assessment — Craig Smollin
Week 7: Final exam
- Thomas Kearney - Managing Director, San Francisco Division, California Poison Control System
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